Hopkins gets scare before winning, 12-9

Down by 7, Ohio State rallies within 1, but fades


College Lacrosse

April 07, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Johns Hopkins jumped to a 7-0 lead and then held off a surge by Ohio State to beat the Buckeyes, 12-9, yesterday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

Freshman Peter LeSueur scored at 13:08 of the third quarter to put the fourth-ranked Blue Jays (7-1) up 10-5, but the Buckeyes (6-3) responded with four consecutive goals to get within one less than a minute into the final quarter.

However, Hopkins scored the last two goals of the game, with junior attackman Bobby Benson getting an extra-man goal at 12:37 and freshman Kyle Barrie scoring with 11:15 to play.

Benson led Hopkins, tying career highs with five goals and seven points. Barrie added three goals.

No. 9 Massachusetts 18, UMBC 7: In an Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup, the Minutemen (8-1, 3-0) routed the visiting Retrievers behind a season-high four goals by Kevin Leveille.

Seniors Don Little and Mark Morley had three goals, and Dan Paccione, Dusty Smith and Chris Fiore each scored two in Massachusetts' romp.

The Minutemen were dominant in every statistical category, outshooting the Retrievers 54-23 and picking up 17 more groundballs than UMBC. UMBC fell to 3-4 overall, 2-3 in the conference.

Lehigh 11, Mount St. Mary's 6: Freshman Andrew Lucas scored six goals and senior Mike Rabinovitz added a goal and three assists as the host Mountain Hawks (5-5) won their third straight by beating the Mountaineers (2-7).

Leading just 7-6 at the end of the third quarter, Lehigh held the Mountaineers, who got three goals from Kevin Merlini, scoreless the rest of the way.

Washington College 14, Franklin and Marshall 7: Senior attackman Craig Rentch scored four goals and had two assists to lead the No. 3 Shoremen (7-1, 1-1) to a Centennial Conference victory over the visiting Diplomats in a Division III game.

Salisbury 10, Adelphi 9: Senior midfielder Mike Roberts scored his only goal of the game off an assist from freshman Chris Phillips with 2:12 remaining to lift the No. 9 Sea Gulls (9-2) over the visiting Panthers (5-2).

Salisbury, a Division III team, never trailed against Adelphi, the reigning Division II national champion, in a game that featured five ties, including three in the final quarter.

After leading 5-3 at halftime, Salisbury claimed its largest lead of the game at 6-3 when Phillips scored.

Western Maryland 22, Haverford 5: The visiting Green Terror (10-0, 4-0), ranked No. 10, got four goals and five assists from Tom Brown and outscored the Fords 16-1 in the first half on their way to the decisive Centennial Conference win in a Division III game.

Joe Ellis and Rob Weaver each scored five goals for the winners.

Goucher 19, Catholic 5: Already the all-team leader in career points at Goucher, Phil Anthony scored five goals and had four assists to lead the Gophers (6-5, 2-3) past the Cardinals (5-8, 0-6) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

Villa Julie 17, Neumann 5: Bob Rinehimer and Pat Carling both turned in four-goal, two-assist games to lift the host Mustangs (4-5) past the Knights (3-4) in Pennsylvania Athletic Conference action.

St. Mary's 16, York 11: Andrew Toussain scored four goals and had two assists and Greg Scagliotti contributed four points to help the Saints (3-7, 3-1) down the host Spartans (2-8, 1-5) in a CAC game.

Senior Scott Hermes led York with five goals.


No. 16 Penn State 10, No. 3 Loyola 9: Sophomore Katie Jeschke scored five goals and the host Nittany Lions (4-6) held off a Loyola rally to beat the Greyhounds (8-2) in a game played in occasional snow flurries at Jeffrey Field in State College, Pa.

Penn State scored the first five goals of the second half to take a 10-6 lead, and then relied on freshman goalkeeper Lee Tortorelli, who made 15 saves.

Loyola scored with 10:37 to go and twice in the last five minutes to get within one, but could not solve Tortorelli from that point.

Gettysburg 12, Washington College 2: In Division III, Becky Bucha scored three goals and Anna Haugen, Erin Pate and Megan Murphy had two each as the No. 2 Bullets (8-2, 4-1) throttled the Shorewomen (5-4, 4-1) in a Centennial Conference game.

Salisbury 19, Frostburg State 3: In Division III, Amanda Almon, Abby Cooper, Theresa Driscoll, Christine Sliger and Jessica White each had hat tricks as No. 14 Salisbury (6-4) trounced the visiting Bobcats (4-3) in a nonconference game.

Western Maryland 19, Bryn Mawr 5: Eight players scored for the visiting Green Terror (6-3, 2-2) in their easy Centennial Conference win.

Lynchburg 7, Goucher 6: Despite a career-high 18 saves by junior goalie Rebekah Oates, the visiting Gophers (5-5) fell to the Hornets (7-3).

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